Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Reaping Economic Rewards in Syria

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei (pictured) wrote a letter to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani detailing the limitations and conditions on his approval of the JCPOA. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Iran’s government and entities close to the elite Revolutionary Guards have signed major economic contracts with Syria, reaping what appear to be lucrative rewards for helping President Bashar al-Assad regain control of parts of his country from rebels.

An opposition group condemned the telecommunications and mining deals signed with Iran, Damascus’s main regional ally, as “looting” of the Syrian people and the country’s wealth by the “Iranian extremist militias.”

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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